The timely acquisition of Quicke tractor loader manufacturer Ålö Holding last year – see Ag Equipment Intelligence online April 28, 2020 – cushioned new owner Jost group from the effects of a weak commercial vehicle market.
Despite an extra two weeks of factory shut-down while Covid-secure work practices were put in place, Väderstad still managed to achieve record sales and earnings in 2020, helped by a “significant lift” in sales in Canada.
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